Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Action Alert: Jeju Island Military Base

Write the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea: ask him to halt the construction of a naval base on Jeju Island. BACKGROUND In May 2009, the South Korean government approved construction of a naval base on Jeju Island, a UNESCO …

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Last Words from the Cross #4

My God, my God Why have you forsaken me? Now you experience the inner desolation of the Cross. Only your mother, with John, Mary Magdalene and some others, keep vigil. The physical intensity of the pain you suffer we can …

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Royal Purple, Fine Feasting

Purple, or violet, is the color associated with Lent. Originally purple involved using the most expensive dyes, and was only seen with people of wealth and power and especially with royalty. Purple is also the color of mourning and anticipates …

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Light, Salt, Witness

There is so much darkness in our world: violence, hatred, anger and negativity, just as there was in Jesus’ day. E-Journey through Lent Purple, or violet, is the color associated with Lent. Originally purple involved using the most expensive dyes, …

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Last Words from the Cross #3

Woman, behold your Son. Son, behold your Mother. Mary your mother beholds you on the Cross, and sees your tortured body gasping for breath in agony before her. Now a sword pierces her own soul also as she shares in …

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Full of Grace

Feast of the Annunciation, March 25, is celebrated nine months before the birth of Jesus. It is sometimes call Lady Day, one of the four quarter days for legal purposes. Mary is called to make sacrifices for her son, part …

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Seize the opportunity of ‘kindness’

The shouting and cursing could be heard from the rear of the building. I went to the window to witness the security guard roaring at the homeless man sleeping on the ground. E-Journey through Lent Feast of the Annunciation, March …

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The Columbans: The Story of 90 Years in Mission (17:11)

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Refresher Course Reflection: by Monika

I was so glad that the Columban Fathers in the U.S. Region gave me an opportunity to do a refresher course at Cuernavaca, Mexico. The six weeks were so helpful to me. It was more than language, the cross culture …